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Houses, apartments for sale in Alp, La Molina, Masella - Real Estate Cerdanya

Municipality of Alp in Cerdanya

Alp is an ideal municipality to live or spend dream vacation periods. Its romantic and medieval style is not only evident in its urban centers or in the warmth of its houses, villas and apartments; but also in a culture that is unique in the world. With almost 1,200 years of history, this small "Catalan Switzerland" is today one of the most sought after destinations for Engel & Völkers clients who wish to buy a house, flat or land in Cerdanya. Discover with our Real Estate agents everything Alp offers and find the property you have always wanted!

Alp, a quick glance

Alp is a municipality in the province of Girona, specifically in the eastern region of Cerdanya. Its traditions and gastronomy bring together the best of France and Spain in one place. Like all Catalan summer areas, it has places and natural settings that leave everyone breathless.

The municipality of Alp is made up of the nuclei of Alp village, La Molina and Masella, all enjoy vast areas of forest with trails. Even though its main attraction is the practice of winter sports, it is also one of the most outstanding gastronomic destinations in Girona. In fact, its calendar is full of festivals, fairs and events that highlight the native flavors and culinary techniques of the region.

In the hot months, the meadows filled with pastures and flowers compose a postcard image that is only comparable to the imposing mountains and lush trees that surround it. But when the snow falls, it becomes the most important ski center in the Pyrenees, receiving thousands of tourists a year in the Alp 2500 ski area.

Without a doubt, it has everything you need for a comfortable life away from the city, from public services to banks, sports center, spa, beauty centers, supermarkets, bars, restaurants, cafes, shops, adventure parks and entertainment venues; In addition to cultural activities and sites of interest that make it the perfect place to buy a second home or holiday apartment with the advice of Real Estate Agency Engel & Völkers Cerdanya.

History of Alp

The municipality was erected a little before the ninth century with the consecration of the parish of Urgell. Five hundred years later, their lands were divided between the King and the noble families of Urtx and Castellbó. During the following years, the town went through many hands and transfers of property until it joined the vaguería of Puigcerdà in 1800.

Skiing also has its history in this part of Cerdanya. La Molina ski resort was founded in 1909 and hosts important international competitions. Masella followed in 1967 and the area ended up becoming a must stop for winter sports lovers.

What to do and see in Alp

Visit the ski resorts: La Molina and Masella that offer activities for all ages at any time of the year. Its mountains and tracks are frequented in winter by tourists and locals who have fun on the snow riding skis, sleds, snowboards or snow bikes.

Ski resort La Molina

First ski resort in Cerdanya, open since 1909 flourishing with the arrival of the train in 1922 and its first ski lift in 1943. Its famous Pista Llarga track, ideal for beginners, is surrounded by services such as shops, equipment rentals, bars and restaurants. It also has areas for sledding, bowling, gym, swimming pool, bike park, tubbing, adventure park, ice karting, medical service and more. With the gondola lift and a small hike you can access the shelter called Nido del Águila located 2,537 meters high. La Molina hosts various official ski events such as World and European Championships and World Cups, other skiing and snowboarding events, celebrates World Snow Day and has high-level facilities for adapted skiing for the disabled.

Masella Ski resort

Since 1967, the Masella ski resort has been an ideal place for family entertainment. It offers a large number of services such as: 65 ski slopes; 18 ski lifts; more than 570 artificial snow cannons; bars, cafes, and restaurants; lockers; snow park; snow garden for the little ones; ski equipment stores and rental; Medical service, Wifi and ski school. Masella also has magnificent facilities for night skiing. It is the first ski resort in Cerdanya to have lighted slopes.

Sports and outdoor activities

Because of its location, outdoor fun is the most frequent. Often, people can be seen picnicking in the parks, doing yoga, meditating or organizing hikes and walks to the mountain. Hikking, river fishing and bicycle touring are just some of the popular activities in this area. Its natural enclaves are also perfect for taking pictures, landscaping or sitting with friends to enjoy the good weather.

Gastronomic tours

Frequently, Alp hosts gastronomic events and wine tastings in which delicious dishes are served with mushrooms, fresh fish, game meats, chestnuts and other culinary treasures. As the majority of ceretan cuisine it uses products of local origin, open markets sell a wide variety of native ingredients, such as vegetables, fruits, honey, turnips, cheeses, cereals, sausages and prime meats.

Within the town, there are a number of restaurants where you can try the typical dishes of the town. Although the trinxat with bacon is one of the most requested, they are also praised by other recipes, such as grilled meats, game dishes, rabbit with mushrooms, mountain rice, cheese platter and sausages, duck with turnips, cannelloni of truffle, Catalan cream, mel i mato ... among others.

Places of interest

Apart from its splendid natural surroundings, its old streets lend themselves to walks on foot or by bicycle and thus visit historical sites and regional cultural heritages, mostly of medieval origin:

• Public Laundry
• Dolor del Pavorda
• Fountain of Sant Isidre
• Fountain of the Mare de Déu
Church of Sant Pere d'Alp
• Chapel of the Divine Shepherdess
• Castle of the Torre del Riu
• Medieval Castle of Segremorta

Celebrations and festivities

In addition to the gastronomic samples of Cerdanya, Alp’s culture is felt in different local festivals:

• April: Sant Jordi Floral Games
• June: The Sant Pere Festival
• August: Summer party and meeting of popular dances

Definitely, an earthly Paradise

Alp is a fantastic option to live or acquire a second residence or vacation property. It has an unsurpassable location and a sunny climate; there are squares, monuments, cafes, bars, restaurants and places for relaxation; and it offers a landscape that anyone would like to have upon awakening.

As for the architecture, you can see in our Real Estate portfolio that the area is notable for having houses and villas of Ceretan style with stone, slate, rustic wood, equipped with everything you need for living or spending a few days of relaxation: fireplace, cozy rooms and spacious patios or gardens.

Would you like to know what it feels like to live in paradise? Contact the Engel & Völkers Cerdanya team or browse our online portfolio! We will help you choose the house or apartment of your dreams.

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Houses, flats, land for sale in Alp, La Molina, Masella, Cerdanya

Houses, apartments and land for sale in the municipality of Alp, Cerdanya. It is worth noting the nucleus of Alp village and the ski resorts of Masella and La Molina.